The Sneakers & Sirens 5k/10k will benefit two very important charities. During registration each participant will choose whether they want the profits from their entry to benefit the Special Olympics Washington or Safe Call Now - a charity supporting first responders in crisis. Read on and follow the links to learn more about both of these wonderful organizations.
The vision of Special Olympics Washington is to help bring all persons with intellectual disabilities into the larger society under conditions whereby they are accepted, respected and given the chance to become useful and productive citizens.
Special Olympics Washington provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in the sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.
Safe Call Now is a resource for public safety employees to speak confidentially with officers, former law enforcement officers, public safety professionals and/or mental healthcare providers who are familiar with your line of work.
MAKE A SAFE CALL NOW: 206-459-3020
Safe Call Now provides public safety employees, all emergency services personnel and their family members nationwide with a simple and confidential way to ask for help. Staffed by officers, former law enforcement offices and public safety professionals, Safe Call Now is a safe place to turn to get help from individuals who understand the demands of a law enforcement career. These trained peer advocates will provide assistance and referrals for any public safety personnel and their families who are experiencing an emotional crisis or desire a need for someone to listen. Safe Call Now is also a registered 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization and is not funded at the state or federal levels.
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